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Rupina La pass Trek

Rupina La pass Trek

Trip Facts

Duration:

14 Days

Highest access:

4643

Group Size:

Minimum 2 people

Location:

Manaslu region

Grade:

Moderate to Strenuous

Best season:

Autumn / Spring

Culture:

Cultural program with Special Dinner

Transportation:

Tourist Bus / Private vehicle

Accommodation:

Hotel / Tea House

Meals:

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner + Tea or Coffee

Arrival:

Kathmandu, Nepal

Departure:

Kathmandu

Rupina La pass Trek 5,200 meters is challenging, daredevil, difficult trekking route that located in the Lower Manaslu region of the Gorkha district. This route was officially opened for tourist since 1,991 AD. Following though this trail gives us chance to observe the geographically panoramic view and unbeaten trail of the Manaslu. This trekking trail takes us to the round trip of the mountain ranges of Manaslu Peak7,871 meters, Himal Chulu 7,893 m and Boudha 6,672 m. The trail include many villages, these are inhabited by Gurungs and provides us to explore the remarkable culture, their tradition and their life style. Rupina la trek is enrich in its green rhododendron, pine forest, uncommonly change geographical terrain and give us a spectacular view of the Himalayan scenery, rivers, waterfalls, beautiful landscape, lush valleys and wide range of animals and birds.

Rupina La-Pass Trekking begin from the Darundikhola passes the Rupina-La passes and Larkye-Pass 5,250 m then descend along the Marshyangdi River, down to Besisahar then we ends at Gorkha. Rupina La pass trek ramble around the area of Manaslu conservation that is a restricted area. To enter this trekking trail needs certain permission and formalities are to be required which is provided by the Government of Nepal.

We commence Rupina La Pass trek from Arughat Bazaar which is an old market near to the bank of the Budhi Gandaki River. Following through our trekking trail, we make series of ascend and descend from gentle hill along the bank of Gandaki River to SotiKhola. Heading from Sotikhola we move along the bank of river pass, various villages, green hills to Machhakhola, most of the path to Machhakhola conclude almost flat leveled terrain. Then we travel along the Gomna, via Jagat to Surtibas which is an easy but the trail becomes pretty rough and difficult to travel upward. This travail offers us splendid view of various green hills as well as mountains like Shringihimal and Ganesh Himal from Gomna. We slowly and regularly make our way to Rupina La Phedi 4,643 m along the route of Jarang Path laying  at the wilderness of thick pine forest. This forest is the home of various kinds of animals like black bear, snow leopard, grey wolf and many other birds. This trekking trail further head to Rupinala pass 4,720 m along ascend from la phedi to Bhedi Odar 5,150 m. We make a difficult climb up the seep and rocky hill to Bhedikhara 5,225 m to the Dudh Pokhari 5,390 m

Rupina-La Trekking Dudha Pokhari (Milk Pound) is a pilgrimage site which is momentous among the Buddhist and Hindus. This place is the best trip to view various Mountains in Manaslu range; we can have extraordinary view of various named and unnamed mountain as far as to the Annapurna region from Dudh Pokhari. Finally, we begin descending along the steep hills and moves towards Ningalaghari 4,590 m Chyadi dada 3,600 m, enjoying the tranquil path of the forest and green hills. After, arriving at the village of Tonje where, we could be able to enjoy various traditional, culture programs of the local inhabitants. Then we slowly move ahead to the end of our trek. Our wonderful trekking trail of Rubin-la pass ends, when we arrive at Besisahar along the path of Duwar.

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Short Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu airport 1310 m, transfer to Hotel with Breakfast

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400m

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu at an elevation of 1310 meters, our dedicated team from Himalayan Magic Treks eagerly awaits you outside the Tribhuwan International Airport arrival gate. Look for our representative holding the company logo for easy identification. We extend a hearty welcome to all members of the tour group, ensuring a seamless experience.

After a quick luggage check, we proceed to a private transportation that will take you to the city within 25 to 30 minutes. Upon reaching the hotel, we facilitate the check-in process efficiently. Shortly thereafter, we provide a brief orientation about the upcoming program for your journey, setting the stage for an exciting adventure.

The following morning, kickstart your day with a delicious breakfast, energizing you for the exploration that lies ahead. Our carefully curated program ensures a smooth transition from arrival to the commencement of your journey, making your stay in Kathmandu a memorable and enjoyable experience.

Day 2 : Permit preparation Day in Kathmandu

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400m

Permit preparation Day in Kathmandu overnight at Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan

Day 3 : Drive to Barpak 1750 m 6 hours walk.

Food
Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1750m

Drive to Barpak 1750 m 6 hours walk. This day several river we have to pass and up and down way through the forest, we pass the Kayaure gurung village, several up and down and forest, village and forest walk. Barpak is settlement of more than 60 houses with majority of Gurung and Chettri Brahamman and many people’s from this village are in British Gorkha and Indian Gorkha army.

Day 4 : Rest day in Barpak overnight at Lodge

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1900m

Rest day in Barpak overnight at Lodge

Day 5 : Barpak to Dhansirakharka 2,000 m,

Food
Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2000m

Barpak to Dhansirakharka 2,000 m, 5 hours walk. This day in the beginning the way is flat /straight and descent down 30 minutes to Dorondi Khola after crossing the suspension bridge the way starts to climb for the Dhansirakharka camp side. Dhansirakharka is only Kharka there; there is few shelters settlement there because the villagers from Barpak bring their cattle’s there in the summer

Day 6 : Dhansirakharka to Bhaisekharka 3,950 m,

Food
Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3950m

Dhansirakharka to Bhaisekharka 3,950 m, 6 hours walk.This day all uphill along the Dorondi Khola and Juniper and pine trees forest

Day 7 : Bhaisekharka to Rupinala glacier 4,000 m 8 hours walk.

Food
Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4000m

Bhaisekharka to Rupinala glacier 4,000 m 8 hours walk.This day gradually up about 4 hours and pass Rupina la pass 4,643 m and downhill to the glacier camp. This day is very hard day for this trekking

Day 8 : Glacier camp to Chuling Khola Kharka 3,950 m

Food
Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3950m

Glacier camp to Chuling Khola Kharka 3,950 m 5 hours walks on the glacier. Around Chuling khola this place is one of the best valley in Nepal for the view and so quite place, we feel like hidden valley even though different landscape and mountains

Day 9 : Chulingkhola Kharka to Ngyak Bensi 2,000 m 6 hours walk down hill

Food
Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2000m

Chulingkhola Kharka to Ngyak Bensi 2,000 m 6 hours walk down hill

Day 10 : Trek back to Jagat 1340 m

Food
Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1340m

Trek back to Jagat 1340 m

Day 11 : Trek back to Khorsane

Trek back to Khorsane

Day 12 : Trek back to Arughat 570 m

Food
Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
570m

Trek back to Arughat 570 m

Day 13 : Drive back to Kathmandu

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350m

Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 14 : Departure

Food
Breakfast

Departure to the airport for your final destination to return

What are included in my Package?

Trip Cost: 5 % OFF /pax

The Trip cost will be very depending on the size of the group, duration of the trip and services basis. Make your own team to customize the price. SAARC tourists cost will be dissimilar than other nationalities so contact us about the tour packages via Email:info@himalayanmagictreks.com with your details to obtain a quote.

  • Airport pick and drop by private transport
  • Kathmandu/Barpak by bus.
  • Arughat/Kathmamandu by bus
  • All Ground Transportation
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Tea House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in star level Hotel in Kathmandu
  • High Experienced Government Licensed Guide and Necessary porter during the trek.
  • All Government local Taxes
  • National park Fees
  • ( TIMS)Trekkers  Information Management System
  • First Aid kit and general equipment for Porter.
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Duffle Bags refundable to protect your Luggage 
  • Company - shirt as a Souvenir
  • Tour certificate
  • Farewell dinner with typical Nepali restaurant 
  • All Filed Staff insurance During the trekking and extra services according to the guest per Demand.

What are Excluded from my Package?

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.
  • Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance.
  • Tips and Gratuities.

Airport Reception:

Upon your arrival at the airport our representatives person with a Himalayan Magic Treks (LOGO) sign board, to show you on your arrival exit gate. Who taking care of you with reception then safely drive to the hotel, Briefing about program details before going to Mountains. At the airport we cannot enter the interior of the airport because a person who doesn’t have a plane ticket is not allowed to enter.

Accommodations:

We give our first priority to serve the customers with the most standard level. As for the accommodation, we have been providing star hotels in Kathmandu and even Mountain guest houses during the trek according to their need and requirement. We provide convenient Guest House with sound environment and hygienic foods for the guest to make healthy their trip. Everest region is popular and has wonderful accommodation facility compared to the condition of elderly times.

Meals:

We get a paradise of delicious food in Kathmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the Lodge trek we get to eat Continental, Indian and Nepali menu choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo: Mo, Soup, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc. Our Guides (Leader) will manage and advice the Food for beloved Guests to be satisfy

Trekking Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, dangerous weather, health issues; any of these situations is enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since many years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. Our Guides are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. Our staffs have received proper emergency guidance and evacuation education in the Himalayas. They are also entirely aware of correct knowledge of first aid to the victims. We have never and will never compromise on the safety to our clients; therefore, we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they needs.

Field Staffs Rules:

To pass through challenging routes and to ensure your safety and comfort, we need adequate number of staffs. It includes guide, porter, driver, assistant guide and so on. We provide guide in every trip while one assistant guide to every 4-9 group of guests and two with every 10 crew. As for the porters, we send 1 porter for every 2 guest. The number of porter also varies to the load of the clients; a porter’s maximum load is 25 kg. Our staffs are professional and expert guides (leader) who can speak languages like English, French, Germany, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other as required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demands.

Trekking Equipment:

Equipment does matter to make your trip comfortable and better so you must be serious about check list before going to trek. We advice to take general equipment for the trek click here on link about equipment lists

Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern from your first day you will be under our service and protection. Our staff will pick you up at the airport and will assist you to your hotel. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs and services like first aid, and we will help to arrange oxygen bag and helicopter service for emergency rescue. We also focus on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness. We will take care of you on arrival to till on in your final departure date (airport drop services)

Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

Autumn (September - November) and spring (March - May) is the best season for trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate in these seasons which offer beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring grants you beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals. Walking is favorable during these seasons.

Summer (June - August) and winter (December - February).

Though summer has heavy monsoon rainfall, it is very much clearer to trek around Upper Mustang Trek, Upper Dolpo Trek and Nar Phu Valley Trek since they are rain shadow areas. Everest Base Camp Trek, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, Annapurna Base camp Trek as well as Nepal Tour Packages are always better to trek in winter season.

Experience & Fitness:

Trekking can be challenging and exhausting. So you might need some fitness training and experience for some tough trial. Nepal Trekking in Everest Base Camp does not require past experience or extreme fitness even though we have more challenging routes in different region compared to that of Everest. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes. You could ask for proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain your strength. Mountains can never be achieved in a day. We always provide the detail in our itinerary. However certain training like running, skipping and other workouts will definitely be beneficial in such challenging routes.

Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a major risk when trekking. You might experience it on any trails above 2,500 m however good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights and altitude so, for this we have life saving appropriate acclimatization days during the trek, We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever the situation gets worse.

Eco Friendly:

Our only goal in the Himalayas is to leave the memories and foot prints; Himalayan Magic Treks is concerned on environment pollution issue and global warming. We are always serious and genuine about our garbage during the trek especially during camping. We collect the rubbish and dump it to the proper place to protect our environment and also appeal our clients to do the same. We partake in every program conducted in KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project) and other environmental conservation programs. We want to promote Safe environment act and stand against pollution & global warming.

Tailor-Made Itinerary:

Sometimes trekking in the Himalayan region passes through unexpected complication like natural calamity, health challenges and many other problems that might result to the changes of the itinerary. So, we kindly request you to cooperate with your guide and the team in such situation.

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